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  1. Nederlander To Exclusively Book San Jose Venue

    February 13, 2009 12:00 AM EST Nederlander Concerts has struck a deal with Team San Jose for the former to be the exclusive talent booker for the 3,000-seat Civic Auditorium in San Jose, Calif. "I've always had an interest in [San Jose] because of the lack of attentio ...

  2. Ximena Sariñana Preps U.S. Tour, SXSW Showcase

    February 11, 2009 12:00 AM EST Mexican singer-songwriter Ximena Sariñana will embark on her first full U.S. tour April 18. Sariñana, a Grammy and Latin Grammy nominee and MTV Tr3s "Descubre y Download" artist, will play in support of "Mediocre," her Seitrack ...

  3. Aterciopelados To Tour U.S. In April

    January 29, 2009 12:00 AM EST Colombian alternative band Aterciopelados will tour the U.S. in April in support of their latest release on Nacional, "Rio." The tour starts April 2 at the State Theatre in Washington, D.C. and continues to 11 other cities. Below are Ate ...

  4. Elton John, Billy Joel Joint Tour A 'Smash'

    December 19, 2008 12:00 AM EST In a positive sign for the 2009 touring season, sales for the upcoming Billy Joel/Elton John co-headlining tour are "through the roof," according to Wilson Howard, president, Live Nation Music Southeast, who calls the tour "a smash. ...

  5. Kinky Preps Club, Theater Tour

    December 18, 2008 12:00 AM EST Electro/alternative Mexican group Kinky will accompany the physical release of their album “Barracuda” (Nettwerk Music Group) with a 16-date U.S. tour that kicks off February 21 at San Francisco’s Grand Ballroom. Kinky released “Barracuda” in digi ...

  6. Britney Spears Plots 'Circus' Tour

    December 02, 2008 12:00 AM EST As first tipped here in October, Britney Spears will embark on her first arena tour in five years next spring. The "Circus Starring Britney Spears" jaunt begins March 3 in New Orleans, with support from the Pussycat Dolls. Spears will st ...

  7. Celedon, Zambrano Plan U.S. Outing

    August 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Colombian vallenato stars Jorge Celedón and Jimmy Zambrano will kick off their first major U.S. tour with an October 3 show at the Adrienne Arsht Center in Miami. The pair will play a total of 19 cities as part of their "Qué Bonita Es Esta Vi ...

  8. Touring Panel Forecasts Bleak Fall Concert Season

    July 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Despite strong midyear tour grosses from Bon Jovi, Spice Girls and the Police, among others, some concert industry observers are predicting that high fuel prices and the struggling U.S. economy will negatively impact the fall touring season. " ...

  9. Update: Extensive AC/DC Tour To Begin In October

    July 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT As expected, AC/DC will embark on an 18-month world tour beginning this October in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Creative Artists Agency managing partner Rob Light confirmed the news during a touring panel today (July 28) at the 83rd annual IAAM conference an ...

  10. Ice Cube Tours In Front Of 'Raw'

    July 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Ice Cube is on an international tour in support of his upcoming eighth album "Raw Footage," which hits London's Electric Ballroom tonight. "Raw Footage" hits shelves Aug. 19 via Ice Cube's independent label, Lench Mob ...

  11. Touring Briefs: AEG Live, McCartney, Honda Center

    July 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT -- AEG Live has partnered with global presenter ThemeSTAR to develop and secure intellectual property rights to produce and present family entertainment events in arenas around the world. Financial terms of the new venture, dubbed AEG ThemeSTAR, w ...

  12. Sheri Mount Dies

    June 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Sheri Mount, wife of former WEA and LIVE Entertainment president Dave Mount, lost her battle with pulmonary fibrosis in Palm Desert, Calif. on June 17. She was 66. During Dave Mount's tenure at the helm of WEA from 1993 to 2002, Sheri Mount w ...

  13. Alicia Keys Ushers In WNBA Season

    May 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Alicia Keys will help usher in the new WNBA season via a promotional spot featuring her performing "Superwoman" from "As I Am" (MBK/J). The video, which was shot live at a concert in Anaheim, Calif. earlier this month, will air ...

  14. La Curacao's Digital Store Plans Launch

    May 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT La Curacao's digital music store, Pasito Tunes, is set for a May 15 soft-launch with an official launch in July. The department store chain's business development sales and marketing manager Reuven Hayun says the soft-launch period will ...

  15. DeVaughn, Michele Plan 'Art Of Love' Outing

    April 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT R&B singers Raheem DeVaughn and Chrisette Michele are hitting the road for their "Art of Love" tour beginning May 22. Hair care brand Mizani will support Michele during her performances in San Francisco, Las Vegas, Atlanta and Miami, ...

  16. Keys Brings 'As I Am' To North America

    April 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Alicia Keys will begin a North American leg of her "As I Am" tour on April 19 in Hampton, Va. Ne-Yo and Jordin Sparks will join Keys on the trek, which is sponsored by Lexus and wraps on June 18 at Madison Square Garden in New York. New ...

  17. Soulja Boy Hitting The Road With Lil' Mama

    March 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Soulja Boy will hit the road this spring with his "21 & Under Tour," with help from Lil' Mama and rapper V.I.C., Billboard.biz can exclusively reveal. The trek begins April 11 in Myrtle Beach, S.C., and runs through early May. & ...

  18. Shuhart Joins Nederlander

    March 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Shane Shuhart has joined SoCal promoter Nederlander Concerts as a director of talent. Shuhart will book and promote live entertainment for the Grove of Anaheim (Calif), and Viejas' Concerts in the Park and DreamCatcher in San Diego, as well a ...

  19. Billy Joel Preps Last Shea Gig

    February 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST Billy Joel will be the last artist to play at Shea Stadium in New York with a July 16 concert billed as the Last Play at Shea, From the Beatles to Billy. Live Nation is promoting the show in association with Mitch Slater. This year will be the fin ...

  20. Kinky To Re-Issue 'Reina,' Tour North America

    January 24, 2008 12:00 AM EST Mexican genre mashers Kinky are re-issuing their 2006 album "Reina" on Feb. 5 in advance of a 22-date North American tour. The re-issue on Kin-Kon/Nettwerk will contain two bonus tracks: a Brazilian Girls remix of "¿A Dónde Van Los ...

  21. Panic! To Headline Honda Civic Tour

    January 10, 2008 12:00 AM EST Panic! At The Disco will headline this year's eighth annual Honda Civic Tour, scheduled to visit approximately 45 cities in North America this spring/summer. The trek will support the Las Vegas four-piece's sophomore album, "Pretty. ...

  22. Nederlander Expands Reach With Viejas Deal

    January 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST Viejas Entertainment and Production has struck a deal with Nederlander Concerts for the latter to be the exclusive talent booker for all Viejas venues, including the 2,500-capacity, outdoor Concerts in the Park and 750-capacity indoor club DreamCa ...

  23. Bon Jovi To Embark On World Tour

    October 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Bon Jovi will embark on a world tour of more than 10 countries, beginning with the United States and Canada this fall. "We're starting in New Jersey and then taking it to the world," lead singer Jon Bon Jovi announced at last night& ...

  24. House Of Blues, Revolver Partner

    October 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Live Nation-owned House Of Blues and Revolver Magazine have entered into a two-year partnership, which calls for Revolver to provide advertising and sponsorship opportunities to the House Of Blues brand. As part of the deal, Revolver will supply a ...

  25. Soul2Soul Breaks Country Tour Records

    September 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The second year of the McGraw/Hill Soul2Soul tour grossed more than $52 million, taking the two-summer total for the husband-and-wife co-headliners to more than $141 million, according to Billboard Boxscore. That's enough to make it the top-g ...

  26. Honda Center GM O'Donnell Dies

    August 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Mike O'Donnell, GM of the Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif., died Aug. 19 at his home in Yorba Linda, Calif., after a three-year battle with cancer. He was 46. O'Donnell's career in public facilities, professional sports and arena man ...

  27. Ricky Martin Returns To States This Summer

    July 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Ricky Martin's Black & White tour is returning Stateside this summer after a stint in Europe. Initial dates for the tour's second U.S. leg include Aug. 10-11 at San Juan, Puerto Rico's Jose Miguel Agrelot Coliseum, where Martin ...

  28. Hootie Delays Summer Tour

    July 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Hootie & the Blowfish is again delaying the start of its summer tour as lead singer Darius Rucker recovers from a staph infection in his left knee. Rucker has undergone three surgeries to clear the infection and is still trying to rehabilitate ...

  29. Latin 'Singing And Dancing' Tour Being Prepped For Summer Run

    May 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Based on the popularity of TV reality shows "Cantando por un Sueño" (Singing For A Dream) and "Bailando por un Sueño" (Dancing For A Dream), event promotion company Roptus is launching the "Cantando y Bailando por un Sueño ...

  30. Live Nation Inks Hollywood Palladium Deal

    April 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Live Nation has signed a long-term lease to operate, manage and exclusively book the 4,000-capacity Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles. In Southern California, Los Angeles-based Live Nation owns and/or operates venues including the House of Blues ...

  31. 'Personal Issues' Upend Fall Out Boy Tour

    April 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fall Out Boy has postponed the start of its stint on the Honda Civic Tour due to undisclosed "personal issues." The trek was to begin April 18 in Charlotte, N.C., but has now been pushed back to May 11 in Denver. The lone date that has b ...

  32. Fueled By Ramen Records Ramps Up Web Efforts

    March 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fueled By Ramen Records next week will launch a new Web site dedicated to streaming concert performances by its artists, as well as other bonus content like interviews, webisodes, original music and other features. Among the artists to be features ...

  33. The Police Add Two High-Profile Gigs

    March 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Police have added two more high-profile stadium gigs to their itinerary this summer: July 5 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, and July 14 at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. The band previously announced stadium shows at Commonwealth Stadium in E ...

  34. McGraw, Hill Reprise Soul2Soul

    March 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST As expected, country superstar couple Tim McGraw and Faith Hill will reprise their Soul2Soul tour on a 33-date summer trek beginning June 6 in Omaha, Neb., and wrapping Aug. 10 in Anaheim, Calif. This year's jaunt includes first-ever Soul2Sou ...

  35. McGraw, Hill Reprise Soul2Soul

    March 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST As expected , country superstar couple Tim McGraw and Faith Hill will reprise their Soul2Soul tour on a 33-date summer trek beginning June 6 in Omaha, Neb., and wrapping Aug. 10 in Anaheim, Calif. This year's arena jaunt includes first-ever S ...

  36. United Talent Agency Taps Pantle

    February 02, 2007 12:00 AM EST Veteran agent and former House of Blues executive John Pantle has joined the music department of United Talent Agency as a senior agent, reporting to Rob Prinz, UTA Head of Music. He is based in Los Angeles. Pantle represents artists primarily in ...

  37. Nederlander Taps Palazzo As Senior Director Of Talent

    January 30, 2007 12:00 AM EST Nederlander Concerts has appointed Paola Palazzo as its new senior director of talent. She will be based at the company's headquarters in Los Angeles and report to executive VP Ken Scher. In her new role, Palazzo will book and promote events ...

  38. Staind's Lewis Plans Solo Acoustic Tour

    January 25, 2007 12:00 AM EST Staind lead vocalist Aaron Lewis will begin a small venue solo acoustic tour on March 1 at the Royal Oak Music Theatre in Detroit. The first leg of the tour will include close to 30 dates, tentatively wrapping April 6 at the Hampton Beach (N.H.) C ...

  39. Gwen Stefani Unveils Solo Tour Dates

    December 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST As expected, Gwen Stefani will embark on a two-month North American tour next spring, beginning April 21 in Phoenix. The vocalist will play arenas and outdoor amphitheatres through a June 22 finale in Irvine, Calif. Dates in Australia, Asia, Europ ...

  40. Madonna Tops Finalists For Billboard Touring Awards

    October 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Madonna leads the field for the 2006 Billboard Touring Awards with mentions in four categories, including top tour and top draw, respectively award the top-grossing and top ticket-selling tour. The ot Madonna leads the field for the 2006 Billboard ...

  41. Gwen Gearing Up For New Album, Live DVD

    October 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT After laying low this year following the birth of her first child, Gwen Stefani is roaring back into action with a variety of projects. According to her Web site, Stefani is "hard at work" on new mate After laying low this year following ...

  42. Jägermeister Drinks Down Pub Deal

    September 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT German drinks company Jägermeister used the platform of Popkomm to launch today (Sept. 20) its latest foray into music -- a publishing company, Jägermusic. German drinks company Jägermeister used the platform of Popkomm to launch ...

  43. Live Nation, Anaheim Pond Enter Deal

    April 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Anaheim Arena Management, the management company for the Arrowhead Pond of Anaheim (Calif.), has entered into an exclusive booking arrangement with Live Nation for the Theatre at the Pond. Anaheim Arena Management, the management company for the A ...

  44. Nederlander Names Friedman New CEO

    January 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST Former HOB exec takes reins Jan. 19. Former House Of Blues executive VP Adam Friedman has been named CEO of Nederlander Concerts, effective Jan. 19. Friedman will report to James M. Nederlander, chairman of the Nederlander Organization, and will b ...

  45. Arrowhead Pond, Avalon Partner For Concert Combo

    December 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST 'OC Pass' offers special package at 15% discount. Anaheim Arena Management, LLC and Avalon Attractions have partnered to create the “Ultimate OC Concert Pass” to the Arrowhead Pond of Anaheim and Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Irvine, ...

  46. Xbox 360 To Promote Indie Tour

    November 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST First headlining trek for the Academy Is. The upcoming Truckstops and Statelines tour by indie rockers the Academy Is will be promoted by Xbox 360. Nationally promoted by House of Blues, the tour begins Feb. 2 at the Opera House in Toronto. Among ...

  47. John Mayer Trio Plans Fall Tour

    June 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Opening for Rolling Stones in D.C., Philly. John Mayer will join forces on tour with drummer Steve Jordan (Bruce Springsteen, Rolling Stones) and bassist Pino Palladino (the Who, Jeff Beck) in a new venture known as the John Mayer Trio. Ray LaMont ...

  48. Grove Of Anaheim To Stay With Nederlander

    June 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Extension to December 31, 2010. The Nederlander Organization has extended its management agreement for the Grove of Anaheim, Calif., for another five years. The City of Anaheim has agreed to extend Nederlander's initial three-year contract, w ...

  49. Rolling Stones To Play Hollywood Bowl

    June 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Rolling Stones will play the historic Hollywood Bowl for the first time since 1966 when their upcoming tour reaches Los Angeles in November. The Rolling Stones will play the historic Hollywood Bowl for the first time since 1966 when their upco ...

  50. Rolling Stones To Play Hollywood Bowl

    June 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Rolling Stones will play the historic Hollywood Bowl for the first time since 1966 when their upcoming tour reaches Los Angeles in November. The Rolling Stones will play the historic Hollywood Bowl for the first time since 1966 when their upco ...

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